On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1952

Historical Events

  • 1st TV broadcast in Hawaii
  • Marcos Perez Jiménez elected president of Venezuela

Famous Birthdays

  • Benny Hinn, American televangelist
  • Don Barnes, American rock guitarist (38 Special - "Teacher, Teacher"), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Duane Roland, American southern-rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet - "Flirtin' With Disaster"), born in Jeffersonville, Indiana (d. 2006)
  • Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
1952 Highlights

About December 3, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius